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18 September 2011

End of the Week Quickie Reviews 5#


Night at the Museum 2 (2009)
It was a sufficient sequel but lacking in story and originality. One thing it certainly has too many unfunny jokes that just ruin the film. This sequel is self-conscious of its previous films and uses gags from it here, such as the monkey-slapping scene, but this time with two monkeys. It has some good jokes but most of them just are not amusing. This time we meet loads of new historical figures such as Amelia Earhart, General Custard, Al Capone and Abraham Lincoln. It has some promising concept behind it, but the film in the end fails to have that good family film spirit. Several more interesting effects have been used and it was interesting to see certain parts of history come alive. Not a terrible film, but worthy of viewing.

My Rating: 5.5/10

1 comment:

  1. I liked the first one so I might see this one, but with low expectations

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